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NYC Private School Focus On The Town School

Learning goals are very important in the N-8 structure of The Town School, located at 540 East 76th Street in NYC. The school serves children from Nursery through 8th grade (N-8), which allows them to focus on the younger set of children and a learning program that will focus on them, keep the focus on them and help them achieve their learning goals:

  • Creativity
  • Open Mindedness 
  • Empathy 
  • Critical Thinking  
  • Expression 
  • Self-Directedness
  • Application
  • Integrity  
  • Resilience 
  • Lifelong Learning

Town’s program balances the traditional and the innovative, emphasizing excellence in academics and a thorough exposure to the arts and physical education. We teach children to think creatively, read critically and reason logically, stressing the value of both individual learning and collaboration. We are committed to diversity, teaching students to be inclusive and to respect themselves and others. 

The Town School was founded in 1913 and has always been a school of balance, being both innovative and traditional. The Town School works for the children and their families, because everyone works together; students, teachers, parents and staff come together in the belief that there is not just joy but strength in the N-8 community.

Facts about the School:

  1. Town is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian elementary day school with 400 students in grades N-8.
  2. Student/Teacher Ratio is 6:1; class sizes range from 18-22 with two teachers per class in early grades.
  3. Town’s faculty creates the school’s curriculum.
  4. Physical Education includes fitness and game skills, intra-mural sports and interscholastic team sports.
  5. Nearly 17% of the student body receives financial aid.
  6. Two after-school programs are available through Town School.
  7. The Town School is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools.

See more facts about the school.

The Town School is a good example of an N-8 learning program that gets it right. The diversity and need for proper learning and sharing exists right here at The Town School in Manhattan.

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